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Wild Edible Mushrooms: Tips and Recipes for Every Mushroom Hunterby Hope H. Miller
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Wild Edible Mushrooms aids mushroom hunters and armchair naturalists alike with finding, harvesting, preparing, and enjoying North American wild mushrooms. Detailed descriptions and color photos of forty edible mushrooms—including scientific and common names, habitat, odor, taste, fruiting time, and more—are accompanied by more than 100 mushroom recipes.
Hope Millers introduction includes reasons to make mushrooms part of ones diet (nutrients, medicinal, taste, cost), cautions (allergies and toxins), tips on caring for and preparing mushrooms (drying, freezing, preserving, canning, pickling), and illustrations to help identify different parts of each mushroom.
The essential guide for seeking and savoring North Americas edible species.
Mushrooms are an excellent source of natural food: They have few calories and are abundant, free for the taking, and fun to forage. This handy guide clearly explains not only how to identify them but also how to prepare them for your next meal. Whether you are an experienced mushroom hunter or an amateur naturalist, Wild Edible Mushrooms will help you find, harvest, prepare, and enjoy North American wild mushrooms.
Inside are detailed descriptions and color photos of forty edible mushrooms (plus dangerous lookalikes to avoid)—including scientific and common names, habitat, odor, taste, fruiting time, and more—followed by more than 100 recipes. These include delicious appetizers, soups, salads, and hearty entrees.
About the Author
Hope Miller is a mushroom expert and is the author of North American Mushrooms (FalconGuides) as well as cookbooks featuring the bounty of the continents mushrooms.
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